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1. Cyprus lags in access to cutting-edge medicines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lags-in-access-to-cutting-edge-medicines

Cyprus falls behind in patient access to innovative medicines compared to other EU and EEA countries, ranking 23rd out of 36 nations, according to a survey by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)....

2. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

3. AstraZeneca requests withdrawal of European authorization for COVID-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/astrazeneca-requests-withdrawal-of-european-authorization-for-covid-19-vaccine

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has formally requested the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to withdraw the European authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine, Vaxzevria, as confirmed by the EU medicines regulator....

4. AstraZeneca faces lawsuits over vaccine's rare blood-clotting risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-faces-lawsuits-over-vaccine-s-rare-blood-clotting-risk

AstraZeneca has admitted that its COVID-19 vaccine could cause a rare but deadly blood-clotting condition, potentially exposing the UK pharmaceutical......

5. WHO-Led European Health Summit convenes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-led-european-health-summit-convenes-in-limassol

Health and Deputy Health Ministers from 13 European states, including Malta, Luxembourg, Andorra, San Marino, Iceland, Monaco, Montenegro, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Moldova, North Macedonia, and Cyprus...

6. Cyprus gears up for WHO's landmark health conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-who-s-landmark-health-conference

Cyprus will host between April 11 and 12 World Health Organisation's (WHO) 10th high-level meeting of the Small Countries Initiative (SCI) in Europe's region....

7. Six years of oversight culminate in medicine warehouse catastrophe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/six-years-of-oversight-culminate-in-medicine-warehouse-catastrophe

This quote poignantly illustrates the entrenched mindset of public administration, often characterized by inefficiency rather than efficacy....

8. The absence of accountability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-absence-of-accountability

The recent bout of inclement weather has brought to light a glaringly scandalous agreement between the government and a private entity. In this arrangement, ...

9. Health Ministry suffers €880,000 loss in warehouse damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-suffers-€880-000-in-drug-warehouse-damage

In a session before the Parliament's Health Committee, officials reported €880,000 in damages to 149 pharmaceutical preparations, affecting 105,401...

10. Cyprus: A beacon of hope in the Middle East crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-a-beacon-of-hope-in-the-middle-east-crisis

Cyprus is playing a pivotal role in Western efforts to deal with the crisis in the Middle East; its added value stems not from its military power, but rather from its geographic location, its membership in the European Union, and its excellent relations with all the regional actors....

11. GeSY: €1.58B revenue, €500M reserve, stable until 2031

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gesy-€1-58b-revenue-€500m-reserve-stable-until-2031

The Health Insurance Organisation (OAY) has disclosed that its revenue from contributions to the General Health System (GeSY) reached €1.58 billion in 2023,...

12. Nineteen new private hospitals to transform health sector in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nineteen-new-private-hospitals-to-transform-health-sector-in-cyprus

Investors have shown interest in the health sector in Cyprus. According to the records, from 2021 until now, there are 12 new private hospitals......

13. Over 810,000 patients sought primary care in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-810-000-patients-sought-primary-care-in-2023

In a recent announcement, the Health Insurance Organization (HIO) disclosed key statistics and advancements in Cyprus's healthcare system for the year 2023. ...

14. Cyprus backs UN resolution condemning Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-backs-un-resolution-condemning-houthi-attacks-on-red-sea-shipping

The Cypriot registry seems to remain unaffected for the time being by the latest developments in the Red Sea......

15. Cyprus rushes €15,200 aid to Armenians displaced by conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rushes-€15-200-aid-to-armenians-displaced-by-conflict

Cyprus has sent humanitarian aid worth €15,200 to Armenia through the European Civil Protection Mechanism. ...

16. Cyprus' Volunteer Doctors' medical aid triumphantly reaches Rafah

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-volunteer-doctors-medical-aid-triumphantly-reaches-rafah

In a persistent effort to overcome obstacles and bureaucratic hurdles, pharmaceutical aid from Volunteer Doctors-Cyprus is en route to Rafah....

17. 'Amalthea' initiative eludes Lyme Bay in Malta stopover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amalthea-initiative-eludes-lyme-bay-in-malta-stopover

Despite initial reports that the British Royal Navy (BRN) auxiliary landing ship, ''RFA Lyme Bay,'' would sail from Cyprus to Gaza for humanitarian aid purposes - as part of the ''Amalthea'' initiative to provide humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip via Cyprus - this was never possible....

18. Aspirin and Vitamin D may now be available under GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aspirin-and-vitamin-d-may-now-be-available-under-gesy

The Health Insurance Organisation (OAY) has suggested adding two more non-prescription medicines (NPSFs) to the General Health Insurance Scheme (GESY)....

19. Cyprus seizes 5,000+ illegal meds in PANGEA operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seizes-5-000-illegal-meds-in-pangea-operation

The fear of social stigmatization among our fellow citizens regarding diseases such as mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and erectile dysfunction is being intentionally exploited....

20. Cyprus shuts down 1,300 illegal med websites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shuts-down-1-300-illegal-med-websites

For the 13th consecutive year, the Republic of Cyprus actively participated in Operation PANGEA XVI, held from October 3 to 10, 2023....

21. HIV patients denied care, forced to halt medication

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hiv-patients-denied-care-forced-to-halt-medication

In 2023, although HIV is no longer contagious, HIV-positive patients in Cyprus continue to face marginalization and social exclusion when taking medication....

22. New 4p-a-day drug to benefit 300,000 women in fight against breast cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-4p-a-day-drug-to-benefit-300-000-women-in-fight-against-breast-cancer

A new breast cancer drug will be offered to almost 300,000 women in what has been hailed as a ‘major step forward’ to help fight the illness....

23. Israeli military launches limited raids into Gaza amid rising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-military-launches-limited-raids-into-gaza-amid-rising-tensions

Israel's military has said that ground forces mounted limited raids into Gaza overnight to fight Palestinian gunmen and that air strikes were being focussed on sites where Hamas was assembling to attack any wider Israeli invasion....

24. Children among 17 British nationals missing in Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-among-17-british-nationals-missing-in-israel

Seventeen British nationals, including children, are feared dead or missing in Israel after an attack by Hamas, Sky News understands....

25. Surgery cost inquiry leads to heated confrontation with doctor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surgery-cost-inquiry-leads-to-heated-confrontation-with-doctor

The Patient Rights Observatory of the Federation of patient associations of Cyprus (OSAK) has recently received complaints regarding various issues related to healthcare services in Cyprus....

26. What immunologists say about COVID shot side effects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-immunologists-say-about-covid-shot-side-effects

It's officially fall, and that means pumpkin spice lattes are back—and that a new COVID-19 booster is available....

27. Cyprus endorses bold auto rules for health and industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-champions-eu-s-innovative-auto-rules

Cyprus supported the compromise proposal put forward by the Spanish Presidency of the EU Council on the proposed Euro 7 regulation, during a meeting of the EU Competitiveness Council in Brussels, on Monday, with the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Energy, Marios Panayides, stressing that the new rules should protect human health while ensuring the competitiveness of the automotive industry....

28. Oregon's magic mushroom trials draw thousands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oregon-s-magic-mushroom-trials-draw-thousands

Psilocybin tea, wind chimes and a tie-dye mattress await those coming to an office suite in Eugene to trip on magic mushrooms....

29. EU approves updated COVID-19 vaccine to combat new variants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-approves-updated-covid-19-vaccine-to-combat-new-variants

The European Commission gave the green light on Thursday to an updated COVID-19 vaccine called Comirnaty XBB.1.5, which has been tweaked by BioNTech-Pfizer to tackle new variants of the virus. ...

30. Nurse found guilty of serial infant murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nurse-found-guilty-of-serial-infant-murders

A nurse has been found guilty of murdering seven babies and attempting to murder six other infants while working on a hospital's neonatal unit between June 2015 and June 2016....

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